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Food and Health
Researchers have determined that there is an association between prediabetes and the regular consumption of sugary beverages. This association is not seen with diet soda.
Thanksgiving Day may be one of the few times this year that you really “blow your diet.” This is perfectly acceptable – if you will just make time over the holiday weekend to fit in a few extra minutes of exercise.
There are many reasons to include garlic in your diet daily – not the least of which is its potential to prevent cancer.
Choosing a healthful diet is very important to reduce your risk of many types of cancer, but choosing a food solely based on its glycemic index is not necessarily a good idea.
Current meat production practices are not sustainable, destructive to the environment, terribly inhumane, and cannot keep up with the growing global population. The answer, according to some experts, is more wide use of insects not only as a protein source, but for their other nutrients as well. Will we soon be choosing between beef or crickets for dinner?
Researchers at Kumamoto University in Japan say they have isolated a natural compound isolated from onions called onionin A (ONA) which has several properties that help fight ovarian cancer.
Peripheral Artery Disease or PAD is a narrowing of the blood vessels – most commonly in the legs – that can lead to an increased risk of very serious health conditions. Diet plays a very important part in the care of PAD.
According to a new study people who closely adhere to the Mediterranean diet, particularly by eating fruit, may be significantly less likely to develop age-related macular degeneration.
When most people think of flowers on the table, they envision them in a vase and not on their plate, and if they are part of the meal, it’s only for decoration. Yet there are numerous edible flowers and some great reasons for making them a part of your diet.
Researchers have found a protein in breast milk that lowers hospital-acquired infections in preemies.
A complaint filed by the Center for Science in the Public Interest alleges Pepsi Co. has been misleading the public by labeling their line of juice as nutritious. The organization claims the ingredients pictured on Naked Juice are misleading.
It has been suggested by a randomized trial that eating bread which is made with ancient grains could help lower cholesterol and blood glucose levels.
A recent study which was done in Finland shows a heathy diet is associated with better reading skills in the first three years of school.
Researchers say high levels of depressed mood in soldiers returning from combat may be due to low levels of fish oil and lack of physical activity.
How much do you trust your faucet water? Is your local goverment-run water system really making sure your water supply is safe?
Tangerine Tomatoes: One Example of the Potential of A Diet Rich in Whole Foods for Reducing Cancer Risk
As we hit the peak of summer, tomatoes are everywhere - in sauces, salads, and even in cocktails. And while this may conjure images of robust red fruits (yes, tomatoes are fruits), consider trying out a different color for flavor, health, and variety.
Scientists from Imperial College London say that feeding babies peanut and egg may prevent food allergy.
Aerobic exercise is associated with improved cognitive function, but not for people who are exposed to high levels of mercury prior to birth, according to research which was funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health.
In an earlier article, I talked about 4 health benefits of ginger, but the advantages of this spice don’t stop at four. So let’s look at 4 more health benefits of ginger, including a new study on its impact on weight loss.
Are You Sugar Savvy? Sugar is everywhere and we can't escape it. However, sugar is not as evil as the bad wrap it’s gotten, if you’re savvy about it. But let’s start with the facts.
Researchers have observed there is a decreased risk of death in patients with a history of cardiovascular disease with the the Mediterranean diet.